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Miranda Warnings

Join NYSBA past president David Miranda and his guests as they discuss all things legal – and some that are not.

Host David Miranda is a partner at Heslin Rothenberg Farley Mesiti in Albany. He is an experienced trial attorney whose intellectual property law practice includes trademark, copyright, trade secret, false advertising, and patent infringement, as well as licensing, and internet-related issues. David served as NYSBA president from June 1, 2015-May 31, 2016. You can reach David at [email protected]


Alphonso David: Values That are Reflective of the LGBTQ Community

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Alphonso David, president of the Human Rights Campaign, joins David to talk about his upbringing in Liberia, trailblazing career in government and the agenda he's laid out for the Human Rights Campaign.Alphonso, the first black man and the first openly gay man to serve as Chief Counsel to the Governor of New York State, talks about his role in drafting the Marriage Equality Law and how that piece of legislation changed political discourse across the country.He then goes on to detail the issues he is working on currently at the Human Rights Campaign.Miranda Warnings is hosted by NYSBA's 118th President David Miranda.Release Date: December 2, 2019


Liz Benjamin | A New York State of...Politics, Policy and News

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Liz Benjamin, the former host of Capital Tonight and current Managing Director at Marathon Strategies, joins David for a wide-ranging conversation that covers the highs and lows of covering New York State politics for over 20 years.   They relive some of the most sensational and surprising stories that Liz has covered, first as a reporter at the Albany Times-Union and as host of Capital Tonight.  Liz also talks about her experience navigating the male-dominated industry of news and politics and how her competitiveness set her apart from her peers. Miranda Warnings is hosted by NYSBA's 118th President, David Miranda.  Release Date: November 25, 2019


Aviva Abramovsky | Data, Ethics, Technology & Autonomous Vehicles

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Aviva Abramovsky, dean at the University at Buffalo School of Law joins David to talk about the work being done by the NYSBA Task Force on Autonomous Vehicles and the Law, which she chairs.  They also discuss some of the ethical dilemmas that have come up surrounding this topic, data privacy concerns, and how close we actually are to living in a world where this technology is commonplace.  Miranda Warnings is hosted by NYSBA's 118th President David Miranda.  Release Date: November 18, 2019


Multitasking Is Killing Your Productivity

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Live From the 2019 NYSBA Tech SummitPaul Unger, Founder of Affinity Consulting Group joins David to talk about big trends in cybersecurity, including tips on how lawyers can use technology to advance their practice and better manage their time more effectively.Paul served as the Program co-chair for the NYSBA Tech Summit and he shares his views on how CLE providers can better attract millennial lawyers to their events, the pitfalls of digital distraction and how being a multitasking superhero is detrimental to productivity.Miranda Warnings is hosted by NYSBA's 118th President David Miranda.Release Date: November 11, 2019


Does Wearable Technology Violate Your Rights?

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Live from the 2019 NYSBA Tech SummitLisa M. Smith, United States Magistrate Judge and Ignatius Grande, Director at Berkeley Research Group join David to discuss the role technology is playing in litigation.They discuss the issues that can arise when technology devices like Alexa, Siri, Fitbit, Apple Watches and Google Home are brought into court proceedings.Do these devices violate 4th, 5th, and 6th Amendment rights?Miranda Warnings is hosted by NYSBA's 118th President David Miranda.Release Date: November 4, 2019


The Evolution of Electronic Communication for Lawyer & Law Firms

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Ignatius Grande, Director at Berkeley Research Group, joins David to discuss the importance of electronic communication, social media and mobile devices in the life of a lawyer and law firms.  Ignatius recounts how much communication technology like WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook Messenger have changed the ways lawyers interact with clients and colleagues.  They also talk about the 2014 Social Media Guidelines that Ignatius helped create for the NYSBA Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, which have garnered tremendous attention from other state bar associations and national bar associations.Release Date: October 28, 2019


Cybersecurity Tips for Lawyers and Law Firms

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Live from the 2019 NYSBA Tech Summit.John Bandler, Founder of Bandler Group LLC and Joseph DeMarco, Partner at DeVore and DeMarco join David to talk about cybercrimes and cybersecurity tips lawyers and law firms can implement.John and Joe discuss how to safeguard your data from increasingly sophisticated cybercriminals and attacks. They share tips on how small firms and large firms can prevent data breaches by encrypting emails and using two-factor authentication.Miranda Warnings is hosted by NYSBA's 118th President David Miranda Release Date: October 21, 2019


Dan Abrams | Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense

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Dan Abrams, Chief Legal Affairs Correspondent for ABC News joins David to discuss his latest book, Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense: The Courtroom Battle to Save His Legacy.  The book recalls the story of the 1915 court battle pitting the 26th President of the United States against the Republican party. In an effort to save his political legacy from a libel suit brought on by former ally William Barnes, Roosevelt spent over a week testifying revealing secrets of the American political system.


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